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December 7, 2015

Shorties (Gordon Lish on Editing Raymnd Carver, Pichfork on the Music of A Charlie Brown Christmas, and more)

The Guardian interviewed Gordon Lish about editing Raymond Carver.

Pitchfork on the music of A Charlie Brown Christmas.

32 year-end "best books of 2015" lists were added to the Largehearted Boy master aggregation yesterday (bringing the total number of lists represented to 686), including the Richmond Times-Dispatch's reviewers favorite books, Cat Wisdom 101's best cat books, and the Australian Book Review's best books.

See also:

Largehearted Boy's list of essential and interesting 2015 year-end music lists.

Wally Lamb's next novel will be released exclusively as an app.

East India Youth's William Doyle reconsidered Brian Eno's Another Green World album at The Quietus.

The Rumpus interviewed author Debra Monroe.

Stream two new Thom Yorke songs.

The Advocate profiled poet Saeed Jones.

PopSugar shared a holiday playlist for people who hate Christmas music.

A Confederacy of Dunces Cookbook: Recipes from Ignatius J. Reilly's New Orleans

Louder Than War listed the "A to Z" of art rock.

Geoff Dyer discussed writing creative nonfiction at the Observer.

Stream a new Choir of Young Believers song.

The Smart Set interviewed author Orhan Pamuk.

Singer-songwriter and cartoonist Jeffrey Lewis discussed some f his favorite things at the Guardian.

eBooks on sale today:

American Meteor by Norman Lock
Being Dead by Jim Crace
The Boy Detective Fails by Joe Meno
The Brink by Austin Bunn
The Changeling by Kenzaburo Oe
The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty by Vendela Vida
Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe
Fates Worse Than Death by Kurt Vonnegut
The Harder They Come by T.C. Boyle
Man V. Nature by Diane Cook
Paulina & Fran by Rachel B. Glaser
The Prize by Jill Bialosky
The Residue Years by Mitchell S. Jackson
The Summer He Didn't Die by Jim Harrison
The Turner House by Angela Flournoy
White Horses by Alice Hoffman
Wild Decembers by Edna O'Brien

also at Largehearted Boy:

previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

Online "Best of 2015" Book Lists
Essential and Interesting 2015 Year-End Music Lists

100 Online Sources for Free and Legal Music Downloads
Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
daily mp3 downloads
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (recommended new books)

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